Tag Archives: aperture priority

T-rex…

Fun day at a new museum in town a few weeks ago. Not much to say here but cool textures and backgrounds everywhere. Aperture priority. Shot with my 18-55mm @ f3.8 and exposed for 1/60 sec at ISO 720. How you guys doing? Everyone ready for spring?

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Rain Drops…

It rained seriously hard the day before yesterday. That’s all the motivation I need to take a picture. The cars in the distance were parents waiting for the bus to rescue their children from the downpour. Great opportunity to practice and demonstrate perfect circles of specular highlights at a wide open aperture. I think this is…

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Dried Salvia…

More practice with specular highlights. The hexagonal dots are created by the shape of the aperture. The only way to achieve perfectly round highlights is to shoot at a completely wide open aperture which in my case, would have been 1.8. I like the interest the hexagonal shapes add to the photo. Hope you are enjoying…

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You Highlight My Life…

“In close-up photography, any out-of-focus spots of light appearing inside the viewfinder will record on digital media or film in the shape of the aperture in use. Additionally, the distance between the main subject and the background lights determines just how large and diffused the out-of-focus spots will be. The spots are called specular highlights.”…

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Just Walking…

Since starting my photography journey about eight years ago, I take about 99.9% of my shots in Manual mode; however, I thought it might be good to explore other options available to me. Yes, I know how to use them I just prefer having all the control. I have NEVER used scene mode and auto mode rarely—I…

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  • Great photo! 😀 i prefer manual mode to be honest. Aperture priority, if i’m having trouble getting the right exposure.feel free to checkout some of my pictures if you want 😉ReplyCancel

    • Thanks for checking out my site! This is why I am spending time in Aperture, can’t seem to get this mode down or be content with my exposures which is why I’m always on manual. 🙂 Of course I haven’t really tried until recently.ReplyCancel

      • Yeah its a great mode, and i think i used it for one of my pictures. feel feel to check out my photos although they aren’t as good aha XD

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